Master of Science in Education / Early Childhood Education
Jacksonville State University

Program Details

The online MS in Education / Early Childhood Education degree program from Jacksonville State University leads to eligibility for a fifth-year (master's) teacher certification in early childhood education (P-3). Courses cover topics such as:

  • Materials & Methods
  • Behavior & Development in Early Childhood
  • Individualization of Education for Young Children
  • Issues & Trends in Early Childhood Education
  • Enhancing Learning Through Children's Literature
  • Intervention in the Early Childhood Education Classroom
  • Teaching Reading in the Early Childhood Classroom

Requirements

  • Official transcripts A master's degree
  • Three letters of recommendation 
  • If currently an educator, a copy of the candidate’s Professional Educator Certificate
  • Current professional vita or resume
  • Official test scores on the General Test of the GRE or the MAT
  • Applicants must meet one of the following formula requirements.
    • 450 times the undergraduate GPA plus the total score of verbal and quantitative sections of the General Test of the GRE is equal to or greater than a total of 2100 points OR
    • 15 times the undergraduate GPA plus the MAT score is equal to or greater than a total of 80 points.

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges